Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and its surrounding areas on Monday night after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the southern part of China’s Xinjiang region. The National Center of Seismology confirmed that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 80 kilometers. There are no reports of any injuries or destruction.
The earthquake was also felt in nearby areas, including the National Capital Region. The tremors were felt even in Pakistan. The National Center of Seismology reported that the earthquake occurred at 23:39:11 IST, with a latitude of 40.96 and a longitude of 78.30.
The earthquake in China is the latest in a series of natural disasters that have hit the country in recent months, including sudden, heavy downpours and landslides. The earthquake in Xinjiang is also being felt in Kazakhstan, where the emergencies ministry reported the same earthquake at a magnitude of 6.7.
The earthquake in Xinjiang is a reminder of the potential dangers of natural disasters and the importance of being prepared for such events. It is also a reminder of the need for countries to work together to mitigate the impact of natural disasters and ensure the safety and well-being of their citizens.